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Karl’s Santa Maria-Style Beans III

This Sunday is son-in-law Chris’ birthday. We settled on Santa Maria tri-tip and the main course. Santa Maria-Style beans are a required side dish for this main dish. 1,005 more words


Pork Chops & Old Fashioned Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

I was almost prepared for dinner tonight. I remembered to defrost the pork chops. That’s as far as it went. I was a little under the weather today having had an asthma attack this morning and just wanted to do nothing — I did sit at my laptop and handled some communications with clients, but beyond that, I didn’t move much. 1,042 more words


Rustic Roasted Mushrooms w/Tomatoes

When I’m cutting back on the carbs for a meal, I like to use hearty vegetables to take the place of the potatoes and pasta I love so much.   314 more words

Karl’s Santa Maria Coleslaw

This week I am making Santa Maria tri-tip, which calls for Santa Maria-style beans. While many sites call for serving coleslaw with this meal, I could not find anything called “Santa Maria-style coleslaw.” Having grownup just a few miles away, in Santa Barbara, I decided to fill this obvious need. 326 more words


Karl's Grilled Chili Corn

One thing that son-in-law Chris requested for his birthday meal was corn on the cob. I am making beef and beans, so I though some chili powder would be the spice to use. 252 more words


Hot butterbean salad

Listed are the ingredients I used for tonight’s dinner, utilising some Sunday roast dinner leftovers!

Serves 1-2

2 tbsp cooking oil

1 medium onion, finely diced… 154 more words

Benzoate Intolerance

Grilled Asparagus with Vegan Parmesan & Herbed Aioli

You either love asparagus, or you don’t. There’s no in between. In the vegetable kingdom, asparagus is the aristocrat amongst the others with their elegant long, slender, and noble stalks. 355 more words